Maryland v. Wilson
Significance, A Bright Line Rule?, A Matter Of Safety, Differing Opinions, Impact, Further Readings
State of Maryland
Jerry Lee Wilson
Maryland maintained that passengers of a vehicle should be expected to exit a vehicle when requested by a law officer.
Justices for the Court
Stephen Breyer, Ruth Bader Ginsburg, Sandra Day O'Connor, William H. Rehnquist (writing for the Court), Antonin Scalia, David H. Souter, Clarence Thomas
Anthony M. Kennedy, John Paul Stevens
Date of Decision
16 February 1997
The Supreme Court held that it was consistent with the Fourth Amendment for an officer making a traffic stop to order passengers to get out of the vehicle until the completion of the stop.
- Terry v. Ohio, 392 U.S. 1 (1968).
- United States v. Brignoni-Ponce, 422 U.S. 873 (1975).
- Pennsylvania v. Mimms, 434 U.S. 106 (1977).
- Michigan v. Long, 463 U.S. 1032 (1983).
- Ohio v. Robinette, 433 U.S. 562 (1996).
- Whren v. United States, 517 U.S. 806 (1996).
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